The last Penn Plaza apartments were vacated on a cold February day in 2017, ending an exodus of 200 tenants from one of the largest complexes of affordable housing in Pittsburgh. News that the private owner planned to raze the apartments to accommodate upscale development caught the city off guard a year earlier…

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  • Issue Quarter Pittsburgh Today — Spotlight
  • Issue Year 2019
Housing prices in the Pittsburgh region continue to climb, but not at the same rate as the hot real estate markets in some of Pittsburgh Today’s benchmark regions.

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  • Issue Quarter Pittsburgh Today — Regional News
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading Local markets vary, but overall trend is positive
Paying their housing costs is a struggle for an alarming number of Americans across the country and Allegheny County is no exception.

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  • Issue Quarter Regional News
  • Issue Year 2018
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    Housing squeezes household budgets
Photographer Clyde “Red” Hare moved to Pittsburgh in 1950 to work on the Pittsburgh Photographic Library, covering the city’s Renaissance I, with noted editor Roy Stryker. Hare had his own car and camera and Stryker offered to pay him $50 a week to photograph the city.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2017
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